Wayne Hunt

National Mall Signage and Wayfinding

With All Due Respect

A new signage and wayfinding program for the National Mall informs and guides visitors, but treads lightly.

When Pierre L’Enfant envisioned a “Grand Avenue” that would serve as the central axis and monumental core of the District of Columbia, he dreamt of ceremonial spaces and a tree-lined boulevard "…four hundred feet in breadth, and about a mile in length, bordered by gardens, ending in a slope from the houses on each side..."

Hunt Design - San Diego International Terminal 2

Photo of San Diego International Airport wayfinding signage

Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) continues their 10-year relationship at San Diego International Airport with all new signage for the expanded Terminal 2 West. Executing their own signage master plan, the Hunt Design team worked with HNTB to plan and design all passenger signs and traveler information systems. More than 800 graphic elements welcome and guide passengers through the 10 new gates and renovated areas of the 430,000-square-foot facility.

Hunt Design - Old Pasadena

Photo of Old Pasadena wayfinding signage

Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) created signage for Old Pasadena in 1984, in one of the first urban wayfinding programs. Now—almost 30 years later—and after two years of planning, design, and approvals, the designs for the citywide sign program are popping up all over Pasadena. The 300-sign effort displays directions to more than 40 important destinations and unifies the city’s four downtown districts with similar, but color-coded, elements.

Hunt Design - Harvest Moon Studio

Photo of Vasquez Rocks exhibit

Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.), with Harvest Moon Studio, created an interactive visitor center for popular Los Angeles County park Vasquez Rocks, a familiar backdrop for television shows and movies. The 2,000-sq.-ft. permanent exhibit introduces visitors to the trails and rustic rock formations of the famous landscape and features Tataviam artifacts, a large topographic map, and displays of historic and natural information.

Podcast | Multi-Lingual Solutions

Podcast Wayne Hunt + John Bosio


What you will learn

Symbols, multiple languages, interpretation, and print graphics all have their place in making environments that are accessible to multiple language groups. This course focuses on solutions that have worked to combine human resources, kiosks, printed materials, signs, and environments. Strategies range from single language solutions responsive to a universal audience to solutions that respond to niche demographics.

Hunt Design - Golden Gate Bridge

Hunt Design (Pasadena, Calif.) helped celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge with giant graphics and colorful wayfinding designed for the bridge’s anniversary party. The four-mile-long site featured super-scaled sign towers, decorative banners, and stage decorations. Hunt Design also planned and designed the popular Bridge History exhibit of huge murals, interactive exhibits, and artifacts. 


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